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Lumina Datamatics Acquires UK-based Sunrise Setting Ltd.     

Milton Keynes, UK
December 8, 2022

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Lumina Datamatics UK Ltd. signed a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in UK-based Sunrise Setting Ltd., a boutique company based in Brixham, UK, supporting academic and other publishers including non-publisher organizations to produce more than 500 publications each year.

“The acquisition of Sunrise Setting Ltd. deepens our commitment to our current customers, and also fits with our strategic growth plan. Sunrise Setting Ltd.’s customers will benefit greatly from our broad range of publishing and technology solutions. The depth and experience of Sunrise Setting Ltd. will enhance Lumina Datamatics’ presence in the UK and EU regions and will help us gain a competitive advantage in the publishing space,” said Sameer Kanodia, Managing Director & CEO of Lumina Datamatics.

“There is clear alignment with our company offerings and we are looking forward to taking advantage of the synergies resulting from our collaboration which will be beneficial to customers,” said Jessica Stock and Alistair Smith, Directors, Sunrise Setting Ltd. 


Globally, 8 of the top-10 publishers and 3 of the top-5 eCommerce retailers trust Lumina Datamatics as their strategic partner in providing content, analytics, eCommerce and technology solutions. Lumina Datamatics enables publishers and eRetailers to be at the forefront of content workflows by managing the entire publishing process – from content creation to product delivery. Lumina Datamatics’ expert solutions combine its various in-house and client facing platforms, partnerships with global technology leaders, and more than 3000 professionals across the UK, Germany, the United States, and India.

About Sunrise Setting Ltd

Sunrise Setting Ltd. has over 30 years’ experience of the STM and HSS market, providing an all-round service to major publishers, learned societies and other organizations in the UK and overseas.  Based in Brixham, in the south-west of the UK, Sunrise Setting Ltd. provides publishing expertise through project management of the full production process, or by focusing in on an individual stage of the process, including copy-editing, proofreading, and indexing.

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